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do retinol cause hyperpigmentation?

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I am using retinol treatment for a month now. I am still breaking out, but for less. However, I have noticed that my old acne spot become very red and seem never go away. Now my face looks very red where I had acne. In the past, the old acne spot will disappear within a week if the acne become inactive.

I am using sunscreen everyday.

anybody using retinol having similar problem?

I am thinking using a bleaching treatment for the spot, such as hydroquinone.

Any suggestions?

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Well my face has a lot of redmarks before and still while on retin-a and clindamycin..

Clindaymycin reduces oil production and reduces redness..its an antibiotic in lotion form.

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